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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Murder investigators have released the photo of a car seen near the 6900 block of Glen Rosa Drive shortly after a man was murdered there early Wednesday morning. They've also released a description of the two suspects. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy resident Gregory Hein is one of the founders of a new video game that recently launched. Hein and his colleagues have partnered with the National Science Foundation to develop a video game that will teach players real-life skills often overlooked in tradition…

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KATY/FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Falcon Ranch area Walmart Neighborhood Market has added a library with free books in an effort to promote youth reading. The store is located at 24919 Westheimer Parkway at Falcon Landing Boulevard. It's very close to Rylander Elementary School.

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - When a car struck a first grade classroom on Friday afternoon numerous students and staff members heard the crash but did not immediately know what was happening according to school district spokesperson Renie Deanda. It created some tense moments in…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District spent the summer replacing scoreboards and sound systems at several area schools. The $925,000 project is part of the 2017 construction and facilities bond approved by voters. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Rachel Hollywood, a first grade teacher at Hutsell Elementary in the City of Katy, was given a check for $5,000 for being a safe driver.  The check presentation was held Friday morning at the school on Franz Road in the City of Katy.

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Pattison Elementary School students hosted an International Festival on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Parents and students celebrated the diversity of their school and the Katy Independent School District community.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - State Representative Gina Calanni (D-Katy) is inviting the public to her Back-to-School Education Town Hall, which will be held on the campus of Houston Community College, Thursday, September 26th, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at 1550 Foxlake Dr, Houston.  The meeting will be…

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KATY [September 23, 2019] – As the current generation of young people navigate their way through the proper use of technology, parents and guardians also have to be prepared and understand how to best support and protect them. Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embar…

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Faith West Academy principal Mary Strickland announced Wednesday that student Daniel Folse has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.  

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KATY (Covering Katy News)  –  Have you ever wanted to learn how design a cake, play the guitar, or maybe even how to dance the salsa?  The Katy Independent School District Community Education classes are now in session and are aimed at providing opportunities to build expertise, learn a diff…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - A short video clip of a student at Dulles High School being dragged down the hallway by the hair is going viral. The public got its first look at the video on Thursday but it's not known when it was shot.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Now through October 3, parents of kindergarten students in the Katy Independent School District, who would like their child to be part of the Gifted and Talented (GT) program, Challenge, may refer them for screening. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – When students are victimized or have knowledge of safety issues, fear or confusion may discourage them from telling school personnel or a police officer. The Katy Independent School District is encouraging students, parents and community members to anonymously rep…

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WALLER COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – As growth continues to move west of Katy, Royal ISD has announced its first bond election since 2006. Voters will be asked to approve spending $34,824,000 to complete numerous projects at the growing school district. The school board approved putting the …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees President Courtney Doyle has released a three-and-a-half minute video what's happening at the school district now that students are back in school.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Independent School District’s Board of Trustees approved the name of the District’s newest high school. It will be called Jordan High School, after the Jordan family. Katy ISD’s ninth high school is currently being built in the southwest quadrant of the Distr…

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VICTORIA/KATY 9 (Covering Katy News) - The University of Houston Victoria, which has a campus in Katy, will soon have a new vice president for enrollment management. Jose Cantu will start a new job in early September after working for 25 years in higher education in Texas.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) -  Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill today that recognizes the new University of Houston College of Medicine.  The signing ceremony was held in Houston. 

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Covering Katy News) - The Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas held its annual Professional Development Conference, July 29-August 2, 2019 in Corpus Christi. Cinco Ranch High School Principal James Cross and Career and Technical Education Chair/FFA advisor Joh…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a work study meeting on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 during which time a public hearing will be held on the 2019 - 2020 proposed budget and tax rate. The closed meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the boardr…

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WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) — Five exemplary Houston-area students, including one from Katy and one from Missouri City, have just returned home from the 2019 Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., where they had the opportunity to connect with peers from around the country and meet …

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Two new schools opened in Katy Wednesday morning. Olga Leonard Elementary opened its doors in the northwest region of the district in a subdivision off Morton Ranch Road, and Joe Adams Junior High School opened in Fulshear's Cross Creek Ranch subdivision. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The ability to smash a car window or quickly cut a seatbelt can be the difference between life and death for adults involved in car accidents, or children who are trapped in hot vehicles. Now, thanks to a donation from Houston Community College, the Katy F…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—Compassion Katy is again providing backpacks, school supplies, and other resources Saturday to students attending Katy Independent School District Title 1 elementary schools. Title 1 schools are the campuses with the highest student concentrations of poverty. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – As part of House Bill (HB) 3 which was passed by the 86th Texas Legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott, Katy Independent School District will transition from half-day to full-day pre-kindergarten (pre-k) for eligible students beginning with the 20…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Morton Ranch High School Principal Julie Hinson is the Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers Association of Texas Outstanding Principal of the Year. Principal Hinson will be accepting her award at the Association’s 56th Annual Awards Program, on Thursday July 25, …

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KATY/FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - It’s not too late to submit a recommended name for Katy ISD’s newest high school, located at 27500 Fulshear Bend Drive in the Cross Creek Ranch subdivision. Deadline for submission is Tuesday, July 30.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – West Memorial Elementary wildcats will be starting the 2019-20 school year with a new principal. Today, Katy ISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski appointed Rebecca Marron as the new principal for WME.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Aristoi Classical Academy is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines. Each campus has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.Starting on …

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KATY (Covering Katy News)  – Because every meal counts for students, prior to the start of the 2019-20 school year, the Katy Independent School District Food and Nutrition Department encourages all families to review the free/reduced meal income eligibility guidelines as well as the charge p…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – As one of the fastest growing school districts in the nation, this year Katy Independent School District will be welcoming more than 81,000 students on Wednesday, August 14 for the 2019-20 school year.  Before the school bell rings, the district encourages parents…